All New Progressive Dining Experience Comes to West Valley This Fall, Benefits Community Students

Park West, located at 9744 West Northern Avenue, and the Peoria Education Foundation have teamed up to offer West Valley culinary enthusiasts an all-new progressive dining and entertainment event, Follow the Fork. Taking place throughout the open-air shopping center on Saturday, October 2 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., guests can enjoy delectable tastings from the participating restaurants at Park West along with live music, interactive art, photo opportunities and more, as they raise funds to support the Peoria Education Foundation’s important work.

“We’re so excited to partner with the Peoria Education Foundation and bring West Valley residents a fun way to try our fabulous new restaurant mix, many of which are first of a kind concepts on the West side,” says Kelly Price, Park West’s business development manager. “It’s our pleasure to offer our culinary community a comprehensive new event that serves a good cause that we all want to support — Peoria students!”

VIP Tickets start a $50 and include a private VIP reception with refreshments at Sicilian Butcher from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; exclusive “midnight snack” swag bag with cookie samples;beverages; tastings at participating restaurants; special VIP area and more. Doors open to the general public at 6:00 p.m.; general admission tickets are $25 and include tastings at participating restaurants and midnight snack swag bag.

Participating restaurants include:

BJ’s Steakhouse

Cabin Whiskey & Grill

Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Grimaldi’s Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria

Jalapeno Inferno Bistro Mexicano


Mary’s Mountain Cookies

Olive Gourmet

Pita Jungle

The Sicilian Butcher


Yama Sushi


General admission and VIP tickets can be purchased via